Track listing


1 “Wilderness” Symphony (No.1) 19:03

Text from the poem Wilderness by Carl Sandburg

Kraków Radio & Symphony Orchestra Szymon Kawalla conductor

Melinda Liebermann, Anthony King reciters


“Lighthouse” Symphony (No. 2) total duration: 23:09

The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Joel Eric Suben conductor

2 I. Lighthouse / Water tower Mannheim / Watch Hill 12:30

3 II. Burlesque on a theme by Johann Stamitz 5:45

4 III. Elegia  4:54


An American Triptych total duration: 8:41

Ulrich Urban piano

5 Rag / Quodlibet  2:08

6 The Bellagio Blues 3:54

7 Hoedown Quodlibet 2:39


Sonnets from the Portuguese total duration: 12:46

Text by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Melinda Liebermann soprano

Cornelius Witthöft piano

8 I. The face of all the world 3:04

9 II. Say over again 2:13

10 III. Unlike are we  3:00

11 IV. First time he kissed me  1:50

12 V. How do I love thee?  2:39


Puzzle Preludes total duration: 9:00

Ulrich Urban piano

13 I. Brahms 2:05

14 II. Bach 1:47

15 III. Chopin 1:35

16 V. Beethoven   1:41

17 VI. Mendelssohn   1:52


Three Rilke Lieder total duration: 7:02

Text by Rainer Maria Rilke

translation Elizabeth R. Austin

Amanda Kohl soprano

Christopher Grundy baritone

Elizabeth R. Austin piano

18 I. Autumn Day 2:33

19 II. Autumn  2:03

20 III. Lovesong  2:36





Elizabeth R. Austin's music is published by the American Composers Alliance (


Track 1

Recorded June, 1991 in the Concert Hall of Kraków in Kraków, Poland

Session Producer Jerzy Norowol

Session Engineer Malgorzata Polanska Szostakowska

Session Editor Lech Polwinski


Track 2-4

Recorded May 24, 2005 in the Concert Hall of Olomouc in Olomouc, Czech Republic

Session Engineer Frantisek Poul


Track 5-7

Recorded privately in 2004, in Leipzig, Germany

Session Engineer Albrecht Urban


Track 8-12

Recorded 1992 at the Staatliche Musikhochschule in Heidelberg/Mannheim, Germany

Session Engineer Manuel Veronesi


Track 13-16

Recorded live October 19, 2019 at the Paliesiaus Manor in Mielagenu, Lithuania

Session Engineer Andrius Vasiliauskas


Track 17-19

Recorded November 12, 2019 at Hartt School of Music Recording Studio, the University of Hartford in West Hartford CT

Session Engineer Shane Carroll



Executive Producer Bob Lord


Executive A&R Sam Renshaw

A&R Director Brandon MacNeil

A&R Jacob Smith


VP, Audio Production Jeff LeRoy

Audio Director Lucas Paquette

Mastering Shaun Michaud


VP, Design & Marketing Brett Picknell

Art Director Ryan Harrison

Design Edward A. Fleming

Publicity Patrick Niland, Sara Warner



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“Lighthouse” Symphony (No. 2)